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Should We Contrive Our Children?

Thomas Howell, Op-Ed Editor

April 3, 2016

Filed under Science

As time goes on, our understanding of the human genome develops rapidly and new ethical dilemmas arise each year. Recently, a new form of gene manipulation has taken form that gives scientists the power to edit a person’s genes....

The HPV Vaccine

Kathleen Esfahany, Staff Writer

March 28, 2016

Filed under Science

HPV is responsible for a plethora of terrible symptoms: painful warts and several types of cancer. New vaccines hold the potential to eradicate America's most common STD -- if social stigmas don't hold medicine back.

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New Evidence of Mayan Cruelty Surfaces

Thomas Howell, Op-Ed Editor

March 17, 2016

Filed under Science

The Mayan civilization existed from about 1800 BCE to 900 CE and dominated the Mesoamerican region surrounding present-day Guatemala and Belize. Apart from designing calendars that failed to predict the end of the world, the Mayans...

Global Warming: Should It be Ignored?

Hannah Daniel

March 2, 2016

Filed under Op-Ed, Science

With numerous issues affecting the global community today, such as international conflicts and medical subjects, environmental issues often occur without great recognition from the public, despite its profound effect on the biological...

Curiosity Reaches Martian Sand Dunes

Matthew Okrent

March 2, 2016

Filed under News, Science

In early January, the Martian rover Curiosity began to explore a series of sand dunes known as the Bagnold Dunes.  These actively growing sand dunes are at the base of Mount Sharp, where the Curiosity Rover was originally supposed...

New Evidence Surfaces for Einstein’s Theory of Relativity

Thomas Howell, Op-Ed Editor

February 14, 2016

Filed under Science

Earlier this month, a breakthrough in black hole research confirmed the last portion of Einstein’s Theory of Relativity. This final concept outlined in Einstein’s theory dealt with gravitational waves, or ripples in spacetime...

El Niño… Say What?

El Niño… Say What?

January 31, 2016

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